French President Francois Hollande, left, and Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika stand in a car as they drive through Algiers, Wednesday, Dec.19, 2012. Hollande arrived Wednesday o

 

              French President Francois Hollande, left, and Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika stand in a car as they drive through Algiers, Wednesday, Dec.19, 2012. Hollande arrived Wednesday o
French President Francois Hollande, left, and Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika stand in a car as they drive through Algiers, Wednesday, Dec.19, 2012. Hollande arrived Wednesday on a state visit to Algeria, hoping for a clean start in relations after a half-century of tensions with this North Africa nation, once the French empire's most prized colony. (AP Photo/Anis Belghoul)